Job Board/Babillard d'emplois > International Student Advisor - RCIC Career Advisor - UBC - Okanagan Campus
This is a Temporary, Full-time position.Category: Education
The Global Engagement Office (GEO) is responsible for providing leadership, opportunities, and services that strengthen and enrich student learning at UBC. International Student Advisors support international students through innovative and professional advising services and programs. Part of this innovative service includes wrap around supports in the area of career supports for international students, in collaboration with the Academic and Career Development (ACD) Team. This position will provide the highest quality of integrated advising to support international graduate and undergraduate student recruitment, retention, and success, specifically in the domains of international student immigration, health insurance, employment, personal wellbeing and cultural transitions.
This role will be focused on one of the key areas of support for international students, navigating IRCC policies, processes and applications including providing Permanent Residence (PR) advising to current and graduated students up to three years post-graduation. The Global Engagement Office is committed to understanding UBC students and their experience, and to work collaboratively with partners to offer services. This position will work collaboratively within The Global Engagement Office, Academic Career and Development Team, and with other units within the AVP Student's portfolio, departments across the University as well as schools, organizations, and international educators in the community.
Reporting to the Manager, International Advising and Intercultural Programming. This role also has dual reporting into the Director of Academic and Career Development and the Director, Global Engagement. This position may supervise staff, supervises and mentors paid student staff, works collaboratively with staff on the Vancouver campus, and provides significant leadership and management to volunteers on a number of projects and events. This position takes on leadership roles in cross-functional team projects.
International Student Advising:
Act as a liaison and provide leadership to other staff on campus:
Develop, coordinate and deliver innovative, responsive, and professional programs and services:
Foster an international and intercultural dimension within the University and the community at large:
Consequence of Error/Judgement
Providing incomplete or inaccurate information to students can have a devastating impact on UBC's ability to recruit and retain students and severely damage UBC's international reputation. Inaccurate information given to students may lead to grave consequences, such as depriving students of the chance to enter, remain in, or legally study in Canada. Lack of imagination and persistence in handling students' personal situations, including broader crisis management issues, may result in significant distress for students. Lack of cross-cultural sensitivity can also cause serious misunderstanding and/or hardship for students, faculty and staff. Poor management of staff or volunteers may lead to inefficiency, discontentment or grievances. If applicable, errors and omissions and negligence can result in the permanent loss of RCIC license, imprisonment, fines, civil action (directed at both the RCIC and UBC), and other disciplinary actions by the regulatory body.
Working under the direction of the Manager, International Student Advising & Intercultural Programming and in close collaboration with ACD and GEO Leadership the incumbent acts independently and exercises considerable judgment and innovation in working with students, faculty and staff.
May supervise professional and student staff directly and manage numerous volunteers on various projects. Responsible for developmental evaluation of professional and student staff. Responsible for on-going mentoring and professional development of student leaders and staff. Will review and approve application preparation and written immigration advice drafted by other staff.
Salary: $76452 - 110270
To learn more and apply to this position, visit: https://ubc.wd10.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ubcstaffjobs/details/International-Student-Advisor---RCIC-Career-Advisor_JR11850
At UBC, we believe that attracting and sustaining a diverse workforce is key to the successful pursuit of excellence in research, innovation, and learning for all faculty, staff and students. Our commitment to employment equity helps achieve inclusion and fairness, brings rich diversity to UBC as a workplace, and creates the necessary conditions for a rewarding career.
This position is part of new and unique opportunity and collaboration between Academic and Career Development and the Global Engagement Office that will deliver International Student Support and Career Programming on the UBCO campus.